Remote Work can be a Solution to Lift People With Disabilities Out of Poverty

Throughout this country, there is a great divide between  rural America and urban and suburban America. All of the jobs are gravitated toward the urban metropolitan areas. This makes it difficult for people living in rural areas if they cannot afford or have the means to travel those long distances to go to work.

Once city, Grundy, VA, is facing a poverty level that is higher than the 75 other largest metropolitan areas in Continue reading

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Researchers at Clemson University Develop App for People With Disabilities

Zacharey Buchanan is an alumnus of a program at Clemson University designed for people with intellectual disabilities. He is using a smartphone app developed at the school that helps people with disabilities get through day-to-day tasks. Photo Courtesy of Ken Scar, Clemson

Researchers at Clemson University developed an app called Task Analysis Life that allows parents, work supervisors, and teachers to input lists of instructions complete with images and text reminders. Researchers have found that Continue reading

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There is Still Time To Make a Difference This Holiday Season

The holidays are coming to a close. So why not help out employU with it’s AmazonSmile donations. Wrap up your holiday shopping this week at https://smile.amazon.com/ch/45-2586290 and AmazonSmile donates to Employu Inc.

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Retailers Capitalize on Opportunities for People with Disabilities

Models gather backstage for the Runway of Dreams runway show, Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018, during Fashion Week in New York. The runway show featured models with disabilities wearing adaptive clothing for children and adults. Photo Courtesy of Kevin Hagen / AP

Americans with disabilities make up the third largest market segment behind African-Americans and Hispanics, in terms of disposable income. Retailers such as Tommy Hilfiger, Zappos, Niki, and Target are recognizing that and developing clothing Continue reading

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